Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

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Created: 2012-01-13 10:59
Institution: Department of Architecture
Description: The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies is the research division of the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture, honoring in its title the late Sir Leslie Martin, Emeritus Professor of Architecture. Since 1970, the Centre has held open lectures once a week during full term. The talks are intended for non- specialist audiences, and all are welcome.
 

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Mary Ann Steane "Dark thoughts: light and architecture since electricity"

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Abstract: In 1924, during the decade in which electricity first became readily available throughout Europe and the U.S., and accompanying the rise of international modernism, Le...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 13 Jan 2012


Prof. Alfred Jacoby "Constructing Blossoming Landscapes "

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Abstract: The lecture title refers to Helmut Kohl's promise to construct "blossoming landscapes" in the former DDR after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. The lecture deals...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 13 Jan 2012


Prof. Glen Bramley "Localised Planning, Sub-regional Housing Markets and Affordability Outcomes: What is Likely to...

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Abstract: After half a decade of strong ‘top down’ policy and planning to promote housing supply and affordability in England, we have from 2010 an abrupt change of policy....

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 13 Jan 2012


Prof. Jeremy Till "Scarcity Scares"

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Abstract: This lecture is based on the hunch that the next decade will be defined by our reaction to conditions of scarcity, and that the present formulations of sustainability...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 13 Jan 2012


Prof. Vaughan Hart "Inigo Jones and the Architecture of Temperance "

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Abstract: Jones is often seen as a disciple of Palladio. However, his work was also shaped by national forces and a negative reaction to Italian architecture. This lecture will...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 13 Jan 2012


Sumet Jumsai with Stephen Mullin and John Sergeant "24 NC - Le Corbusier's Apartment in Paris and the Cambridge...

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Abstract: The speaker describes his stay in Le Corbusier's apartment in Paris in 2003 in a book entitled "24 NC". The experience felt went back to Cambridge in 1959 when Le...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 13 Jan 2012